It’s All In Your Head? 9 Strange Cases Of Mass Hysteria
The Toxic Lady
Gloria Ramirez of Riverside, California, was rushed to the hospital suffering from cervical cancer. The staff that attended to her in the emergency room at the hospital all began to feel ill, and complained that her body emitted a fruity, pungent smell and that her blood contained flecks of an unknown paper-like substance. And yet! Her bloodwork--and that of the staff that treated her -- came back normal. Instead, it was thought that they suffered from mass hysteria.